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The ARAS Musical Theatre Company 2017/2018 Presents:

FOOTLOOSE

One of the most explosive movie musicals in recent memory bursts onto the live stage with exhilarating results. When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is prepared for the inevitable adjustment period at his new high school. What he isn’t prepared for are the rigorous local edicts, including a ban on dancing instituted by the local preacher, determined to exercise the control over the town’s youth that he cannot command in his own home. When the reverend’s rebellious daughter sets her sights on Ren, her roughneck boyfriend tries to sabotage Ren’s reputation, with many of the locals eager to believe the worst about the new kid. The heartfelt story that emerges is of a father longing for the son he lost and of a young man aching for the father who walked out on him. To the rockin’ rhythm of its Oscar and Tony – nominated top 40 score (the soundtrack album reached number one on the Billboard charts and has sold over 15 million copies!) and augmented with dynamic new songs for the stage musical, FOOTLOOSE celebrates the wisdom of listening to young people, guiding them with a warm heart and an open mind.

Directed by Allison Beula
Musical Direction by Darnell Thomas
Performed by the ARAS Musical Theatre Company 2017/2018 and accompanied by a Live Band

Two Performances Only:
Friday, June 8th, 7:30 PM
Saturday, June 9th, 7:30 PM
George Ignatieff Theatre, Trinity College 15 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON

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FOOTLOOSE

Stage Adaptation by DEAN PITCHFORD and WALTER BOBBIE
Based on the Original Screenplay by Dean Pitchford
Music by TOM SNOW
Lyrics by DEAN PITCHFORD
Additional Music by ERIC CARMEN, SAMMY HAGAR, KENNY LOGGINS and JIM STEINMAN
FOOTLOOSE is presented through special arrangement with R & H Theatricals: www.rnh.com.

 

Summer Exhibit at the First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto

First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto, 175 St. Clair Avenue West June 30th-August 31st A small group show of instructor and student work. Work is available for view during the following hours: Mondays-Thursdays 8:30am-4:30pm